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Re: Free disk space on Oracle volumes ?

From: Niall Litchfield <n-litchfield_at_audit-commission.gov.uk>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 11:31:28 +0100
Message-ID: <3d412500$0$8508$ed9e5944@reading.news.pipex.net>


"Dusan Bolek" <pagesflames_at_usa.net> wrote in message news:1e8276d6.0207260222.370cad71_at_posting.google.com...
> yong321_at_yahoo.com (Yong Huang) wrote in message
news:<b3cb12d6.0207241428.67e62ee7_at_posting.google.com>...
> > How about this? It's going to be inefficient even though the file is
> > sparse:
> >
> > for i in 10 .. 100000 loop
> > execute immediate 'create temporary tablespace aa tempfile
> > '/theFS/aa.dbf' size ' || i || 'm;';
> > -- drop aa if no exception, otherwise report the free space left as
> > the number used
> > end loop;
>
> No one ask me to write my opinion on this. However, I tried to find
> some place where phrase "bloody stupid idea" fits. In this case this
> phrase fits perfectly. :-)

You've got to admit though, that a bloody stupid solution to a bloody stupid problem is somehow apt.

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Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA
Audit Commission UK
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